These 10 Weight Loss Tips Will Have You Looking Good

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    These Weight Loss Tips Will Have You Looking Good   Eat a high-protein breakfast. Eating a high-protein breakfast has been shown to reduce cravings and calorie intake throughout the day . Avoid sugary drinks and fruit juice. These are the most fattening things you can put into your body, and avoiding them can help you lose weight. Drink water a half hour before meals. One study showed that drinking water a half hour before meals increased weight loss by 44% over 3 months. Choose weight loss-friendly foods (see list). Certain foods are very useful for losing fat. Here is a list of the 10 most […]

Ultimate Double Chocolate Coconut Bowl

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Ingredients 3/4 cup full-fat canned coconut milk 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder 3 tablespoons maple syrup, plus more for drizzling (optional) Generous pinch of salt 1 cup old-fashioned oats 3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted 1 teaspoon cacao nibs How to Make It Combine coconut milk, 1/2 cup water, cacao powder, syrup, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking to incorporate cacao powder. Add oats, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Divide among 3 bowls; top each with a third of coconut flakes, […]

The Keto Diet Cookbook Melt The Fat Away

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                      Click Here To Purchase   What Is It? “Ketogenic” is a term for a low-carb diet (like the Atkins diet). The idea is for you to get more calories from protein and fat and less from carbohydrates. You cut back most on the carbs that are easy to digest, like sugar, soda, pastries, and white bread.When you eat less than 50 grams of carbs a day, your body eventually runs out of fuel (blood sugar) it can use quickly. This typically takes 3 to 4 days. Then you’ll start to […]

The Easy Baked Salmon Wrap You’ll Want for Dinner Every Night

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It’s *that* good, *that* fast, and *that* healthy. By Allison Day If the weeknight post-workout dinner had a patron saint, it would be parchment. Fold the workhorse into a quick pouch, toss in fresh ingredients, bake, and bingo—an easy, low-fuss meal in minutes. Almost any kind of meal works in a parchment packet. (Here are three very different options.) Just be sure to use boneless skinless meat and fish and slice heartier veggies into thin, quick-cooking pieces. This baked salmon en papillote is a perfectly seasoned and incredibly easy. (But before buying that salmon, get all the info on wild-caught […]

What to Eat for Breakfast When You Wake Up Feeling Bloated

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Overdid it last night? Starting your day with the right eats can help you beat morning-after bloat. By Jessica Cording, MS, RD, CDN Even if you eat well and meet your fitness and wellness goals, sometimes a perfectly justifiable meal out or an indulgent evening of boozing (hey, a girl’s gotta live a little) can leave you feeling like you’re back at square one the next morning. While you may logically know that bloating happens to everyone and that there are a multitude of causes (salty restaurant food and alcohol among them), feeling heavy feels—ugh—less than stellar. There are a […]

The Mediterranean Chopped Salad Perfect for Summer

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This healthy recipe is easy to make, so it’s perfect for those warm summer evenings when you’d rather be outside than in the kitchen. By Jennie Miremadi, MS, CNS, LDN With a combination of artichoke hearts, cucumber, red onion, hearts of palm, tomatoes, and fresh basil, this salad has a delicious Mediterranean twist that you’re going to love. It also features capers and a Meyer lemon vinaigrette that will add a tangy flair to every delicious bite. And, while you can be sure that this salad is filled with tasty ingredients, it’s also packed with nutrients. It’s not only loaded […]

Beer Is the Healthy Ingredient Your Cooking Needs

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Save that can! It’s time to get cooking with a cold one. By Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CLT Beer is all too often associated with, well, a beer belly. But finding creative ways to cook with a brew can help you savor the flavor (and malty smells) without such a concentration of calories. Even more: When consumed responsibly, beer can be a healthy addition to a balanced diet, notes Joy Dubost, Ph.D., R.D., a registered dietitian in Philadelphia who is also a beer steward with the Master Brewers Association of the Americas. (Celiac? Try one of these 12 tasty gluten-free […]

This Pink Ombré Berry Banana Smoothie Will Make You All Kinds of Happy

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Ombre Berry Banana Smoothie  Article provided by By Nicole Crane Shape.com Switch up your smoothie routine this summer with this pink ombré smoothie featuring four layers: coconut, banana, strawberry, and raspberry. It also has yogurt for a boost of protein, along with some healthy fat from chia seeds and almond butter. Complete your smoothie by adding your favorite fresh fruit on top. One smoothie serving provides 11g fiber, plus 77 percent of your vitamin C and 33 percent of your calcium needs for the day. And don’t even get us started on all the Instagram “likes” you’ll get. Ombré Berry Banana […]